Self-Defense & Home Defense

Be prepared with a variety of concealed carry and firearms tips and tactics that can help keep you and your family safe both inside and outside of your home. Find helpful articles and videos, including the Into the Fray training series, that cover everything from situational awareness and conflict avoidance to cover vs. concealment and the use of force in a critical encounter.

Firearms in Houses of Worship … What You Can Do
John Caile — May 3, 2019

Recent attacks on synagogues, churches and mosques have brought into painfully sharp focus the fact that people of all faiths… Read More

Self-Defense: Held Up at the ATM
USCCA — May 2, 2019

An ATM is a terrible place to get caught in a self-defense scenario. Kevin Michalowski, executive editor of… Read More

Conflict Avoidance: Will You Walk Away?
Kevin Michalowski — May 2, 2019

There is an old Polish idiom: “Not my circus. Not my monkeys.” My grandmother would say it when she wanted… Read More

Home-Defense Firearms: Double-Barreled Shotguns vs. Handguns
George Harris — April 28, 2019

HOME DEFENSE QUESTION: My significant other and I live in what used to be a quiet neighborhood on the outskirts… Read More

Top 4 Concealed Carry Mistakes
Tom McHale — April 26, 2019

If you make a mistake or two with your concealed carry strategy, it’s not like it carries life and death… Read More

‘The Wall Drill’
USCCA — April 23, 2019

The Drill: George Harris, co-founder of SIG Academy, showed me this quick five-minute drill, and it can help you develop… Read More

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